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Lower Quarter Course- Indianapolis, Indiana

February 10, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
February 11, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM


MCTA Lower Quarter Course

Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Lower Quarter
This two-day course will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Lumbar Spine, Sacroiliac complex, as well as for the lower extremity.

14 CCUs

  • Continuing Education (CE) credits Certificate of attendance 13 hours
  • NATA Board of Certification Approval #P498


Spinal and Peripheral Manual Therapy Treatment Techniques For Lower Quarter

This two-day course will present the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint as well as for the lower extremity. It will include lecture, patient demonstrations, and lab time to give the participants a thorough and in depth coverage of the Mobilization With Movement approach for the lower quarter. This unique approach to manual therapy was discovered and developed by Brian Mulligan F.N.Z.S.P. (Hon), Dip. M.T. from Wellington, New Zealand. This simple yet effective manual approach addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint “repositioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain.


Learning Objectives

  • Have an appreciation of the concept of the Mobilization With Movement approach.
  • Provide a thorough and in depth instruction and practice of the MWM techniques for the lower quarter.
  • Develop the knowledge and manual skills to successfully apply and integrate the MWM techniques.
  • Integrate taping techniques with Mobilization with Movement.
  • Understand the guidelines for safe and effective technique selection.
  • Improve clinical outcomes.


  • Toes/Feet: IP, MCP, metatarsals, tarsals, plantar fasciitis, and taping techniques.
  • Ankle: talocrural, distal tib/fib joint, DF, PF, ankle sprains, and taping techniques.
  • Knee: Belt MWM’s, IR MWM, Squeeze technique for meniscus, proximal tib/fib joint, and taping.
  • Lumbar: SNAGs, self SNAGs, SLR techniques, SNAGS with SLR, and HEP.
  • SI joint: ilial rotations, upslip, plinth and weight bearing techniques, taping techniques
  • Hip: flexion, extension, rotation, non-weight bearing and weight bearing techniques.


Wear loose, comfortable lab clothes. Bring mobilization belts, mobilization pads, if available.

Suggested Reading

The recommended texts for the course are:

The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of Techniques

The Mulligan Concept of Manual Therapy: Textbook of techniques by Hing, Hall, Rivett, Vicenzino and Mulligan, 2015. (Get 10% off by entering PROMOTIONAL CODE: BAL6E70486 at checkout !! )


Manual Therapy : Nags, Snags, Mwms, Etc.

Manual Therapy ‘NAGs’, ‘SNAGs’, ‘MWMs’ etc. 6th edition, by Brian R. Mulligan, 2010.



Eric M. Dinkins  – PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert. MT, CMP, MCTA, CCI

Eric is a graduate from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and has been practicing since 2001. He has earned post-graduate certifications in Manipulative Therapy and is a Certified Mulligan Practitioner with the Mulligan Concept of manual therapy. He earned his Board Certification as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association.

Eric has an extensive sports medicine background, has worked closely with physicians from the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Denver, and has treated athletes from youth, to Olympic, and professional levels. He is a published author and was a key-note speaker at the International Mulligan Conference in 2009. Other clinical interests include treatments for Restless Legs Syndrome and utilizing the Motion Guidance system to improve visual feedback in rehabilitation. When not practicing, Eric enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, and playing guitar.


Student Reviews & Testimonials

“Really Enjoyed the Lower Quarter course in July.  Great Feedback and pearls!”
-Eric S. PT, DPT, OCS, STC

“Loved this Concept approach to therapy.  Drawing from pain science, current research, experience. A model I can apply to everyone I see, everyday. Thanks Eric!”
 -Ron S.  PT, DPT, OCS Private Practice Owner. Miami, FL


Feb 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am
Feb 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm
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Eric Dinkins
(720) 352-1776


Eric Dinkins


Methodist Sports Medicine
201 Pennsylvania Pkwy Suite 100 Indianapolis IN
Indianapolis, IN 46280 United States
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